Emaar MGF Presents the Porter Prize India 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 1:16PM IST (7:46AM GMT)

The Porter Prize 2013 organized by Institute for Competitiveness, India, is the second in its series and is being presented by one of India’s leading real estate companies Emaar MGF. The event is scheduled to held on October 11, 2013 at The The Leela, Gurgaon.

Applications for the prestigious award have been received from various organisations across a wide variety of industries and sectors. After a rigorous evaluation and Jury meet, the best companies in their industry would be declared as the Porter Prize winners in the six categories.

Industry leaders, social influencers, CXO’s and other high profile corporates from leading companies of the country would be attending the high profile event. The awards would be preceded by three thought-provoking panels on Industry Dynamics and Architectural Shifts, Tradeoffs and Choices and on Fit and Synergies.

Dr. K Ramamurthy, CEO, Projects, Emaar MGF, who would also be on the panel at the event said, “The Porter Prize recognizes true leaders who have epitomized the spirit of corporate governance, and stood apart by creating value, something we at Emaar MGF salute and totally ascribe to.”

The Porter Prize is named after the renowned thinker, Harvard faculty member and Father of the modern strategic field Professor Michael E. Porter. It commences with three panel discussions and after which the Strategy Guru Michael E. Porter will address the Indian corporates in his renowned style and manner. It will be then followed by the award ceremony.

Dr. Amit Kapoor, Institute for Competitiveness, India was delighted to have Emaar MGF as the presenting sponsor of The Porter Prize 2013. He said, “It is a pleasure for us to have partnered with Emaar MGF for the Porter Prize. It is coming together of two significant brands that we truly appreciate”.

The event will feature three thought provoking panel discussions on strategy and shared value wherein many renowned CXO’s of various National as well as International companies, operating in India will share their ideas and views.

Some of the prominent speakers are Dr. K Ramamurthy, CEO, Projects, Emaar MGF, Ravi Varanasi (Chief-Business Development, NSE), Moses Manoharan (Editor-in-Chief, Global Dialogue Review), Gerd Hoefner (MD and CEO, Siemens Technology and Services Pvt. Ltd.), B K Sethuram (VP, Dow Coatings and Construction, Dow India), Pankaj Phatarphod (MD, RBS), CVL Srinivas (CEO, Group M, South Asia), V Shankar (MD, Rallis) etc.

There will also be special address by Nadir Godrej (MD of Godrej Industries and Chairman, Godrej Agrovert) and Dr. Devi Shetty (MD, Narayana Health).

According to Navroze Dhondy, Managing Director, Creatigies Communications, which stitched together this partnership, “Brands, companies and people all find great value when like-minded associations are created. We saw great synergy in the partnership for both Emaar MGF and The Porter prize, and were delighted that the same value was seen by both the partners.”

About Emaar MGF

Emaar MGF Land Limited is a joint venture between Emaar Properties PJSC (“Emaar”) of Dubai and MGF Development Limited (“MGF”) of India. Emaar is one of the world’s leading real estate companies, having developed real estate across residential, commercial and other business segments and with operations in 14 countries. MGF has established itself as one of the key players in retail real estate development in Northern India.

Headquartered in New Delhi, the company started operations in India in mid-2005 and is engaged in residential and commercial projects across India. The company’s operations encompass various aspects of real estate development, such as land identification and acquisition, project planning, designing, marketing and execution. The company is driven by its mission to develop and deliver unique integrated lifestyle and work place environments and planned developments and to be recognized as a responsible corporate citizen and an employer of choice. Emaar MGF is constructing master planned developments including residential and commercial properties to provide fully integrated self contained communities.

About the Institute for Competitiveness

Institute for Competitiveness, India is the Indian knot in the global network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Institute for Competitiveness, India is an international initiative centered in India, dedicated to enlarging and purposeful disseminating of the body of research and knowledge on competition and strategy, as pioneered over the last 25 years by Professor Michael Porter of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School. Institute for Competitiveness, India conducts and supports indigenous research, offers academic and executive courses, and provides advisory services to the Corporate and the Governments. The institute studies competition and its implications for company strategy; the competitiveness of nations, regions & cities and thus generate guidelines for businesses and those in governance; and suggests and provides solutions for socio-economic problems.

For more information on Porter Prize, please visit the Porter Prize website: www.porterprize.in

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